The field of cyber and video activism is rapidly expanding. This section features a selection of current activist groups and video artists.

 

 

  • #YouGeHa / anti-racist video activist group
  • autofocus Videowerkstatt / production and distribution of political documentaries, advice and counseling for activists
  • B’TSELEM / videos covering the conflict between Israel and Palestine
  • Cine Rebelde / production and distribution of activist videos
  • Crosspoint / video activist group focussing on migration and refugees
  • Filmpiraten / Erfurt-based grassroots journalism
  • GraswurzelTV / video journalism assuming the perspective of social movements
  • Indymedia / an online portal containing, among other things, information on rallies and demonstration
  • inhabitants / an online channel for exploratory video and documentary reporting
  • Insightshare / worldwide instruction and provision of locally operating activists, also knowledge sharing
  • KanalB / an alternative German-language online television channel
  • KAZIM KIZIL / Vimeo channel of Turkish video activist Kazim Kizil, currently imprisoned in Turkey
  • Labournet / a left-wing organisation concerned with all aspects of labour
  • Leftvision / a collection of video recordings of left-wing intervention rallies and other politically motivated campaigns
  • Let’s Stay / YouTube channel featuring refugees retelling their stories
  • Media group Bitnik / artist group concerned with political issues revolving around new media, the web, and video surveillance
  • Media Mobilizing Project / Video activist know-how (USA)
  • nadir.org / an online portal representing a network of German video activists
  • occupycinema / a video channel born of the Occupy movement
  • Peng! Collective / clever, disruptive and subversive counter-lobbyist action and happenings, anti-big business and its PR narratives
  • Scribe Video Center / teaching and refining video activist tactics for local communities (USA)
  • Sendika.org / Turkish leftist alternative online news outlet that became a main broadcaster from the Gezi Park protests and is currently in a struggle to fight off state censorship attempts
  • story4good / by Maike Gosch, storytelling consultant to NGOs
  • Syrian Archive / archive for video evidence concerning the Syrian civil war
  • The Video of the Month, chosen by the HMKV Hardware Media and Art Association (“HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein”)
  • TV Debout / French protest movement Nuit Debout’s video channel
  • utopieTV / German video activist group
  • Videre (UK) / NGO offering know-how and equipment for activists in conflict zones worldwide
  • WienTV.org (Austria) / alternative news programme from Austria
  • witness.org / web presence of “Witness”, a sub-organisation of Human Rights Watch, providing video activists with tutorials and other means of support
  • Zentrum für Politische Schönheit / „Center for Political Beauty“ – publicity-oriented political campaigns and happenings